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Financial Accountant – Norinchukin Bank Europe - Amsterdam

Wat ga je doen?

What will you be doing?

  • Your tasks & responsibilities are (amongst others):
  • Producing regular financial reports, such as financial statements, management reports, group reports (to HO in Tokyo), budget, as well as any ad-hoc reports;
  • Producing periodical regulatory reports, including FINREP, AE, DGS-Q, BSI, MIR, MESREP, as well as any ad-hoc reports if required by the regulator;
  • Producing regular tax related reports/returns, such as corporate income tax, bank levy, DAC6 and transfer pricing documentation;
  • (Support on) producing public disclosure such as Annual Report (finance related parts);
  • Reviewing reports described above produced by preparer;
  • Implementing and reviewing internal controls on periodical basis, including J-SOX when required by HO;
  • To be able to operate core systems for periodical closing and extract data from various systems in order to create reports or share with relevant stakeholders under request;
  • Maintaining and updating user specifications/requirements for IT systems which are necessary for financial/ regulatory/tax reporting, as well as user acceptance testing, in collaboration with internal IT developer and external IT vendors;
  • Identifying and resolving data discrepancies and anomalies in source documents in collaboration with relevant divisions and/or IT vendors;
  • Supporting Team Lead on initiating and implementing improvements in processes and controls, constructing working manuals and automate work file wherever possible;
  • Supporting Team Lead on communication and liaison with external stakeholders such as regulators, auditors, advisors, HO in Tokyo and London Branch, IT vendors;
  • Monitoring and investigating on accounting, regulatory reporting and taxation legislative or regulatory requirements and developments, advising or supporting Division Manager upon changes on impact analysis and implementation;
  • Supporting in making necessary arrangements for external audit, including coordination with other divisions as well as preparing documents or interviews required;
  • Preparing materials and presentations for committees/board meetings.

You are part of the Finance & Control team within the Finance & Tax division, which consists of 15 dedicated professionals who are responsible for all finance, control, accounting, tax and reporting activities. In this role you will closely collaborate with co-workers within the Finance & Tax division, as well as other divisions such as Risk Management, Planning, and front office.

Wat vragen wij?

What do we ask of you?

You are an experienced finance professional who is able to resolve complex accounting and reporting challenges with a systematic approach and solution-oriented thinking, at the same time with high attention to details. You have excellent analytical and numerical skills and you are able to keep overview in a complex organization. In this role you need to be accurate and have the ability to plan, prioritize, manage, and execute multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. Furthermore, we are looking for an effective team player who can work independently as well. You are flexible, pro-active, easy to approach and you take initiatives.  Last but not least we expect you to be a reliable person who acts with integrity.

In addition, you have/ are:

  • A bachelor or master degree in finance, accounting or business administration;
  • At least 5 years of work experience as financial controller/ accountant, preferably at an international bank or as auditor at an accountancy firm;
  • Proficient knowledge in accounting standards (IFRS), holding of professional accounting qualifications (ACCA/CPA/RA) would be a bonus;
  • Experience and knowledge in EU/Dutch regulatory reporting such as FINREP/BSI, experience and knowledge in OneSumX regulatory reporting system would be a bonus; 
  • When required, capable and comfortable to be either a self-starter and work independently, or a team player to collaborating well with teammates;
  • Proficient skill and working experience in Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Fluency in English is required; 
  • An international mind-set and intercultural sensitivity

Wat biedt je nieuwe werkgever?

What do we offer?

Besides the possibility to have a job in a challenging and international company with enthusiastic colleagues, this position in particular will enable you to gain broad experience in the field of finance, reporting and tax. In addition, you are stimulated to develop yourself and on the long term there will be sufficient opportunities to grow further within the organization.

Furthermore, NBE offers: 

  • Gross monthly salary up to (a maximum of) 5.000 euro depending on knowledge and experience (total package incl bonus 75k)
  • 8% holiday allowance 
  • 13th month payment
  • 8% discretional bonus, based on performance
  • Full pension contribution paid by NBE, no own contribution
  • 30 holiday days
  • Hybrid office vs home working scheme
  • Commuting and home-working allowance
  • Personal development training options

Waar ga je werken?

Where will you be employed?

The purpose of NBE is ‘Dedicated to sustaining all life’, which means ‘Work together with our stakeholders to foster Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery industries and to create a prosperous future for food and lifestyles, and thereby contribute to a sustainable global environment’. NBE seeks to meet the needs of their customers and relate towards their stakeholders and each other. They consistently strive for long term sustainable business activities in Europe.

NBE aims at having an important role in society and subsequently has great social responsibility. They are committed to enhance the public trust by fulfilling their mission through appropriate and sound business operations. NBE is growing and rapidly evolving. Every workday is different. NBE employees are driven, committed and hands-on. They like to be challenged by complex issues and at the same time feel satisfied by contributing to the company in a broad way, also executing operational tasks.

NBE offers an environment where the staff is encouraged to embrace change as a challenge in helping the organization reaching its goals. The working atmosphere is informal and communication lines are short. Being part of an international Japanese Bank, the situation sometimes is complex and challenging. With more than 19 different nationalities the environment is culturally diverse.

NBE currently employs around 80 co-workers and is located in a pleasant and relatively small office, based at ‘the Zuidas’ in Amsterdam. It’s a lively environment, with offices, many restaurants and a university nearby. The office is easy to reach by public transport. NBE offers a competitive salary and benefits program.

NBE is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities and nationalities.

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